An aromatic, dry blend. Modern bartending convention would suggest that this drink should be stirred. However, it's much better shaken. Go easy with the
I'm usually a maximum of five ingredients in a cocktail kind-a-guy but this Blood & Sand riff with seven ingredients is balanced and tasty. If I were in
A float of Kirsch eau-de-vie adds wonderfully fruity aromatics to an otherwise classic Natural Daiquiri.
Citrusy fresh and herbaceous, particularly caraway from the Kummel, with tequila providing the backbone.
Tart lemon and orange citrus notes are balanced by rich and flavoursome honey with gin fortifying and adding botanical complexity.
It's obvious that this Blood & Sand-like cocktail contains Fernet Branca, it has an almost smoky herbal influence. Maple syrup is an inspired sweetener
Richly flavoured and lusciously bittersweet with rye whiskey, bitter porter and sour lemon juice balancing hazelnut liqueur and brown sugar.
Icewine has fabulously rich concentrated flavours due to being made using grapes frozen on the vine in Canada's harsh and early winters. Thanks to Icewine,
Bready genever and zesty orange curaçao dried, lengthened and flavoured with the cold black tea tannins. Simples by Simon!
A Gin Salad is made like a regular Dry Martini but with three olives and two cocktail onions as garnish. They should be pushed onto the stick in the following
My aim was to prepare something as good and as simple as the Original Bacardí Daiquiri; to make a cocktail from simple ingredients that you can get at
Pear and cognac are a match made in heaven. Bénédictine adds honeyed sweetness and herbal complexity to this after-dinner cocktail.
With its delicate shade of pink from a splash of raspberry liqueur this cocktail is feistier than it appears with salty gherkin flavours combining brilliantly
Raspberry fruit, herbal complexity and dry hoppy beer with a splash of zesty lime. Fabulously refreshing.
A great aperitif drink which uses bready genever and gentian liqueur as its backbone with spoons of herbal Galliano, genepi and chocolate liqueurs adding
Mezcal and blood orange juice with sweet spice added with cinnamon syrup and clove rich falernum.
I moved to Wanaka to find my place in the world, my passion and direction. Just as Don Facundo found his calling refining the rum making process, I've
Honey lifts and enhances this blend of scotch, single Islay malt and dry vermouth.
A subtle, delicately floral Martini.
Zesty lemon, Campari and tangy IPA makes for a zippy, refreshing drink. A characterful IPA and nailing exactly the right amount of honey are key to this
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